Larry Penner is a concerned self described taxpayer and citizens’ civic activist who will be blogging about government, budgets, politics, economic and civil liberties issues of interest to local residents. He has been an avid letters to the editor contributor for over twelve years. His works have been periodically featured on the pages of The [...]
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Councilman Paul Vallone was rewarded with Italian pastries for putting his hopes in the Whitestone Renegades which defeated Bronxchester, helping Vallone to win a bet over Councilman Jimmy Vacca.
A plan to alter the Ridgewood Reservoir is being challenged by several local politicians, citing that these “changes will significantly harm the natural and largely undisturbed habitats of the animals that currently live there.”
Long Island City has lost some of its connection.
As founder in 1985 of Schneps Communications,Victoria Schnepsis Publisher/CEO of groups of weekly community newspapers in Queens and Brooklyn. The Queens Courier and Brooklyn Home Reporter and Spectator. They also publish El Correo de Queens, and monthly pubs including Queens Business, the Long Island City Courier, North Shore Towers Courier, LeHavre Courier and Aspire. Inspired [...]
As the sun broke through the clouds we made our way into the Fordham section of the Bronx to find the “catering” gate of the enormous Bronx Botanical Garden to attend the wedding of dear friend Claire Shulman’s granddaughter. I’d never been to the famous and expansive 250 acres of gardens. But I heard that [...]
The Bellerose branch of the Queens Library will reopen Wednesday following a $1.66 million facelift and technological additions.
A deli manufacturing business in Glendale announced that it’s closing for good after more than a century of providing deli meats.
A crash in Astoria on Sunday left one person dead and six hurt, including three children and a pedestrian, after the driver had a medical episode moments before the accident, cops said.
It is a busy block as Northern Boulevard goes into Great Neck from Little Neck and for many years the border block was home to the popular Chinese restaurant Harvest Buffet. It has been totally reborn literally from top to bottom with new management and it’s terrific dining.